Loren: The Lady
Loren Legarda’s life mantra has been for the Filipino people, the country, and the planet.
For her fourth term in the Senate, she was trusted by Filipinos with a strong 24.26 million votes in the election; she offered her heart and intellect again, serving in the 19th Congress with magnified commitment and grit. Loren is the only female who topped the Senate race twice and the only woman to become Senate majority leader. She is the current Senate President Pro-Tempore and the Senate’s most senior member.
Because of her advocacies on climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and management, sustainability, and climate justice, the Philippines has been recognized for her pioneered laws on the environment.
Loren is also a women’s & children’s rights advocate, consistent with her efforts to promote the welfare of women and the protection of the Filipino youth.
She is a true Filipina at heart, passionately advocating for the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples and promoting arts and culture in the local and international arena.
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Daily News HighlightsDecember 4, 2023
Legarda: cultural statistics and local governance key to advancing creative sector, fostering national identity
Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda delivered a keynote address at the 5th International Conference on Cultural Statistics and Creative Economy (ICCSCE), emphasizing the crucial role of cultural statistics and local cultural governance in advancing the creative sector and fostering national identity. Themed “Engaging Local Culture and Arts Councils Towards Harmonizing Local Cultural Statistics and Creative Industries,” the ICCSCE serves as a platform for scholars, researchers, government officials, and private individuals to discuss relevant topics and emerging trends in cultural statistics [...]Read More
Loren: A Leader’s Journey
Coming from a family of newsmen, educators, and physicians, one can almost say that this lady really was born for greatness. Being the granddaughter of one of the Philippines’ journalism pillars, it was only natural that she took on this career path. With her hard work, Loren graduated cum laude with a degree in Broadcast Communication from the University of the Philippines Diliman, paving the way for her being the youngest anchor to appear in Philippine news television. Years later, her alma mater would confer her with a Doctor of Laws honoris causa.
Wherever she went, or whatever endeavor she delved into, she would always come out on top – may it be her passion for broadcasting, crusade for the environment, or being a Philippine senator, she would always achieve her goals and accomplish her mission, all thanks to her leadership skills, passion and vision.
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